The Edwardian Kitchen

The Edwardian Kitchen
Pollok House, Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT
  • Telephone 0141 616 6410
  • Food served Mon–Fri 10am–noon, 3–4.30pm (cakes and pastries), noon–3pm (lunch); Sat/Sun 10am–11.45am (breakfast), noon–4pm (lunch)
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Deep in Pollok Park, the Edwardian Café offers inside and outside eating and drinking experiences to tempt the whole family.

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Taking a stroll through the grounds of Pollok House gives some indication of how Glasgow’s one per cent lived in the 1800s. From the vastness of Pollok Park, to the grounds of the Maxwell family’s ancestral home, and inside to the basement and the Edwardian Kitchen itself, the experience is thoroughly enjoyable. As is the Kitchen itself. Designed with a modern twist on the original kitchen, it is bright, busy and utterly charming. Doors open onto an excellent outdoor Tea Garden, and this summer will see a takeaway café open, as well as later openings until 8pm. The menu offers many home comforts, such as huge flavour-packed sandwiches through to mains including a chicken pie stuffed with herbs, meat, and vegetables from the garden. Cakes are made on the premises daily, and no visit is complete with tucking into one of the huge scones.

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Kevin Scott visited The Edwardian Kitchen on 24 March 2018
  • High point: Truly unique setting
  • Low point: Walking through a car park to reach the main entrance
  • Notable dish: Homemade cakes and scones
  • Average price: £15 (lunch)
  • Private dining: Up to 70 covers
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Gluten-free options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables
  • Live entertainment: Southside Fringe venue, theatre shows and music events happen at the House and within grounds, Murder Mystery Evening Valentine's dinner,Pollok Art Society also put on events
  • Capacity: 60 (40 outdoors)
  • Largest group: 70
  • Open since: 2006
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 4
  • House wine: £13.95 per bottle

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